Visiting Parliament

Big Ben to fall silent while essential conservation works take place

On Monday 21 August at noon, Big Ben’s famous bongs will sound for the last time before major conservation works are carried out.

Lord Speaker thanks King of Spain for address to Parliament

The Lord Speaker, Lord Fowler.

The King of Spain addressed members of both Houses of Parliament

King of Spain visits UK Parliament

The King of Spain, Felipe VI.

King Felipe VI addresses MPs and members of the Lords

UK Parliament lights up ahead of Pride in London Parade

The Houses of Parliament will be illuminated in the rainbow flag for the first time to mark London Pride on the 7, 8 and 9 of July.

Pre-election tours 5th, 6th and 7th June

UK residents can book free guided tours of the Palace of Westminster on 5, 6, 7 June 2017

More visiting parliament

Title Date
Peers' Dining Room public opening 03.05.2017
Planning your visit to Parliament 24.03.2017
Parliament welcomes Phoebe Hanson and family to see Big Ben up close 15.02.2017
New Year's Eve and the Elizabeth Tower restoration works 21.12.2016
Family guided tours in October 2016 09.09.2016
Replica Commons green bench highlights visits in autumn 2016 07.09.2016